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How To Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers, but it is also one of the most preventable. Usually caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, there are many things you can do to help prevent the development of skin cancer. This brief article explains some of the things you can do to reduce your risk of skin cancer. Change Your Attitude To Tanning Many people feel that t

Recovery tips for patients who have undergone adult circumcision

Circumcision in males is carried out for many reasons. Some of the benefits of circumcision include reducing the risk of contracting HIV, dealing with medical conditions such as tight foreskin, and preventing cancer of the penis. In most cases, circumcision is carried out in males when they're quite young (often within a few weeks after childbirth). This makes the rec

Safety Net: How Your Physiotherapist Can Help Treat 3 Common Netball Injuries

Few team sports are as fast-paced, exhilirating and physically demanding as netball, and with all the sudden sprints, high jumps and rapid changes in direction involved in the average game, it's no wonder that avid netball players can fall victim to a wide variety of injuries. Treating these injuries properly as and when they occur is vital to both your long-term heal

What you need to know about carotid artery disease

While most people have heard of strokes, many don't know the importance of your carotid artery in causing a stroke.  It's important for everyone to understand the signs of carotid artery disease and how to reduce the risk of it leading to a stroke. What are your carotid arteries? Your carotid arteries are blood vessels in your neck that carry blood up to your bra

First trimester prenatal screening

Thanks to recent developments, obstetricians are able to offer several options to expectant parents wanting to get information about their baby's health as early as the first trimester.  These screening tests can tell the likelihood of a baby having certain genetic conditions such as Down Syndrome or whether the baby is a boy or a girl. Your obstetrician wil

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Staying healthy requires different approaches throughout the year. During the summer, you need to take steps to avoid heat stroke and sunburn. During the winter, you need to wash your hands and take similar steps to protect yourself against the flu. This blog focuses on health and medical ideas that you can use all year long with a special focus on tips that are particularly helpful for certain times of year. I plan to include posts on eating healthy as well as diagnostic information on a number of illnesses as well as multiple other topics. I hope you like these posts and that more importantly, they help you to live a long, happy and healthy life.

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How To Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer 24 May 2018
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers, but it is also one of the most preventable. Usually caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, there are

A Few Tips On Caring For Your Teeth 23 April 2018
Some people are simply born with strong and healthy teeth that never seem to suffer cavities or other damage, but how you care for your teeth can also

Recovery tips for patients who have undergone adult circumcision 21 March 2018
Circumcision in males is carried out for many reasons. Some of the benefits of circumcision include reducing the risk of contracting HIV, dealing with

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